Visitor Services & Conduct Rules (LawGuide)

Select the link above to view our visitor services and our conduct expectations.

Is the library open to the public?

We are open to the public by appointment.  Detailed information is available at Library Hours for the Public.

Can a member of the public borrow from the library?

Yes. If you would like to borrow, you may obtain a Library card free of charge. Detailed information about policies on borrowing, hours, and services.

How can I find out if the library has a particular book or periodical?

Search URSUS or contact the Reference Desk at 207.780.4351 or

Does the library participate in Interlibrary Loan?

The Library offers Interlibrary Loan (ILL) services to the Law School Community, alumni, and attorneys in Maine. Public visitors should use their local library Interlibrary Loan service. Maine Law alumni and attorneys, should complete the online request form for books or request form for articles. To view charges for ILL visit the fee schedule.

What databases do I have access to?

Many databases are limited to the faculty, students, and staff of the Law School. Contact the reference desk with questions.

How do I renew my book online?

You may renew Library Books online using My Library Account. See Library Policies.

Does the Library have legal research assistants available?

The Law Library does not have research assistants available.  The purpose of the library is to support the academic and research needs of the law school.

How do I get circulation help?

The Circulation Desk is staffed when the library is open to the public. Please call 207.780.4350. Patrons must obtain a Garbrecht Law Library card to check out books.

How do I get Reference Librarian assistance?


Telephone: 207.780.4351

LawGuides provide research guidance and answers to research questions.

Finding and Using Reference Materials

What are the Library hours?

Library Hours

Phone: 207.780.4350 to reach the Circulation Desk.